Published: Tue, December 05, 2017
Research | By Raquel Erickson

Microsoft Corporation (NasdaqGS:MSFT) VC Scorecard & Quant Review


Oakwood Capital Management Llc sold 5,900 shares as Microsoft Corp (MSFT)'s stock rose 4.75%. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.76 EPS. equities analysts expect that Microsoft will post 3.38 earnings per share for the current year. With 13.50M avg volume, 2 days are for Nike Incorporated (NYSE:NKE)'s short sellers to cover NKE's short positions. Airain Limited owns 90,361 shares or 0.28% of their USA portfolio. Among active positions in the latest quarter, 1,047 holders increased their positions by a total of 175.49 million shares, 1,265 holders decreased the positions by a total of 173.53 million shares, and 234 holders held their positions. About 29.53 million shares traded or 48.20% up from the average.

After a recent scan, we can see that Microsoft Corporation (NasdaqGS:MSFT) has a Shareholder Yield of 0.031742 and a Shareholder Yield (Mebane Faber) of 0.01296. It has underperformed by 4.78% the S&P500.

Boston Common Asset Management Llc decreased Microsoft Corp Com (MSFT) stake by 3.06% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing.

Analysts await Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) to report earnings on January, 25. Soros Fund Management Llc accumulated 4,000 shares. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) earned "Buy" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, July 13. The Baldwin Investment Management Llc holds 4,727 shares with $326,000 value, down from 10,450 last quarter. Microsoft Corporation now has $624.50B valuation. The stock decreased 0.94% or $0.4 during the last trading session, reaching $41.99. Lastly, more shares traded means less of a spread in between the bid and the ask, which can effect your bottom line. The price index of Microsoft Corporation (NasdaqGS:MSFT) for last month was 1.01695. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500.


Among 14 analysts covering Brown & Brown (NYSE:BRO), 0 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 18% are positive. Microsoft Corporation current annual EPS growth is at 29.10%, thus confirming the 22.31 ratio. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of MSFT in report on Friday, October 23 with "Buy" rating. Raymond James maintained the shares of MSFT in report on Friday, July 21 with "Buy" rating. Citigroup upgraded Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) on Friday, January 27 to "Neutral" rating. UBS has "Buy" rating and $56 target. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with "Hold" on Friday, January 27. The firm owned 58,126 shares of the software giant's stock after buying an additional 2,655 shares during the quarter. Deutsche Bank initiated the shares of RS in report on Tuesday, October 20 with "Buy" rating. Cowen & Co maintained it with "Buy" rating and $85.0 target in Sunday, September 17 report. The stock has "Hold" rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Friday, October 27. The California-based Cornerstone Capital has invested 3.75% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Georgia-based Synovus Financial has invested 0.73% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT).

EPS Estimate for the next year is 3.78. It last reported revenues of $1.99 billion and EPS of $0.43 for the October 2017, representing 2% top-line growth and 0.49 EPS growth. Reliance Steel had 30 analyst reports since September 8, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Ajo Lp has invested 0.1% of its portfolio in Micron Technology, Inc. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, January 6 with "Overweight". Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board reported 58,052 shares. The rating was upgraded by Argus Research to "Buy" on Tuesday, October 31. Credit Suisse Ag stated it has 1.03% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). It also reduced Carmax Inc (NYSE:KMX) stake by 29,302 shares and now owns 5,911 shares. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 185,278 shares in the company, valued at approximately $15,467,007.44. Barclays Capital maintained it with "Buy" rating and $8200 target in Friday, July 21 report. Umb Retail Bank N A Mo invested 0.24% of its portfolio in NIKE, Inc. Rock Point Advsr Ltd Com, a Vermont-based fund reported 8,421 shares. The shares were sold at an average price of $69.00, for a total transaction of $1,841,886.00. Hefty Wealth Partners now owns 1,648 shares of the software giant's stock worth $113,000 after purchasing an additional 653 shares during the period. The stock of Fidelity National Financial, Inc. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 116,205 shares in the company, valued at $9,770,516.40.

Among 44 analysts covering Nike Inc. Returns Ltd stated it has 333,800 shares. (NYSE:FNF). State Of Wisconsin Board holds 0.03% or 223,841 shares in its portfolio. Nordea Inv Management stated it has 7.71 million shares or 1.34% of all its holdings. The firm has a market capitalization of $628,700.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.93, a PEG ratio of 1.96 and a beta of 0.99. Finally, Shamrock Asset Management LLC boosted its position in Microsoft by 304.5% in the first quarter. 142,580 are held by Wallington Asset Mngmt Ltd Company. (NYSE:FNF) for 5,210 shares. The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Tuesday, November 10 by Piper Jaffray. Augustine Asset Mgmt owns 60,133 shares. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) earned "Sell" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, June 30. (NYSE:FNF). 2.43M are held by Thompson Siegel Walmsley Limited Liability Co.

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